Beware the dark side: The ethical dilemma facing HEMS
from By Michael P. Koval
There is a critical shortage of experienced helicopter pilots. Nearly every HEMS operator is faced with the daunting task of recruiting safe and experienced helicopter pilots to fly Part 135 operations. HEMS operators beware: There is an ethical dilemma regarding recent applicants. Young pilots are presenting questionable logbooks and records to meet current requirements. The shortage of qualified helicopter pilots is creating an ethical dilemma and presenting recruiting challenges for all HEMS operators.
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